Has Gov. Christie hit the privatization jackpot?

    In an effort to cut spending in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie has pushed for the privatization of many of the states services.


    According to, the administration is currently reviewing proposals from national firms for highway maintenance, vehicle repairs and even child-support payments.

    Now, the Garden State is considering privatizing the $2.6 billion local lotto. And they’re not the only ones. Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Corbett has also expressed interest in the idea.

    But this latest concept has caused some concern. Opponents cite potential harm to compulsive gamblers, and the state’s poor.

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